As an under-representative minority (URM) in a STEM field, I (Dr. Kat) feel that it is important to highlight the work of URM. These are a resources for folks that are interested in learning more about URM in STEM:
VanguardSTEM highlights women of color in STEM
500 Women Scientists is a group advocating for equality in STEM.
The Femmes of STEM have a blog about historical women in STEM.
Papers/blogs about minorities in STEM:
Paper from 1973 highlighting women in Microbiology
Paper from 2009: Women in Medical Microbiology
Kat’s rant for need to include women in STEM in textbooks on Twitter, with great contributions from tweeps about their favorite women in STEM.
Databases/lists for minorities in STEM:
Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein (follow her on Twitter @IBJIYONGI) has a list of readings on decolonizing science that she keeps updated. This is an incredible resource.
Diverse Sources is a self-nominated database of people of color and women in STEM
Ciencia Puerto Rico is a resource for people who want to pursue STEM careers in Puerto Rico
500 Women Scientists has a database for diverse scientists that can be accessed here.
The Femmes of STEM maintain a database of historical women in science.
The Femmes of STEM highlights women in STEM